Bora stated Sunday 3 of their riders ended up in hospital and that Andreas Schillinger and their new recruit Kelderman, who arrived 3rd in the 2020 Giro d’Italia, equally experienced fractured vertebrae.
“A number of of our riders had been involved in an accident with a vehicle, which crossed the highway and rode into our education team,” reported the Bora statement.
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“Wilco sustained a concussion and a fractured vertebrae. Andreas sustained damaged vertebrae in the cervical and thoracic backbone.
“For both riders, we are aiming for conservative cure.”
Rudiger Selig, Marcus Burghardt, Anton Palzer, Maximilian Schachmann and Michael Schwarzmann ended up the other riders knocked down by the car.
Kelderman was at just one time in the guide on the 2020 Giro, donning the pink jersey on stage 20 ahead of Australia’s Jai Hindley took it off him and then misplaced it to eventual champion Britain’s Tao Geoghegan Hart.